Landlubber meaning

lăndlŭbər
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A person unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship.
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A person who has had little experience at sea and is therefore awkward aboard a ship.
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(nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
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Noun

Singular:
landlubber
Plural:
landlubbers

Origin of landlubber

  • Extension (with land) of earlier lubber. Compare also landloper.

    From Wiktionary